The table below looks at the statistics for PRINCE2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PRINCE2 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PRINCE 2
Rank 22 26 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +38
Permanent jobs citing PRINCE2 8 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.62% 5.29% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 6.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £48,450 £33,000 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.81% +67.08%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.06%
PRINCE2
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 174 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 82.08% 83.65% 88.28%
Number of salaries quoted 116 104 264
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PRINCE2
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PRINCE2 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PRINCE2 across the Chester region.

PRINCE2 Salary Trend in Chester

PRINCE2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2.

1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) MS Project
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Back Office
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Time Management
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) People Management
8 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared

PRINCE2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region citing PRINCE2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PRINCE2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Software Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.26%) Service Support Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft